While placing your first apparel label order, are you perplexed by the various cut & fold options? This isn’t just your feeling. At first, making cut-and-fold decisions for apparel labels may appear difficult, but always keep in mind that each kind of label cut-and-fold method serves a distinct purpose. Once you comprehend what each cut & fold style can achieve, you’ll be able to determine which of these you require.
In this article, we’ll go over the different cut & fold options for your project.
●The Fuse Cut/Straight Cut
While fabricating labels on clothing, this cut is usually applied. One side, two opposing sides, or all four sides can be stitched at the same time. In this situation, we’ll need to include additional space from the outer side of the design to account for a stitching margin to sew on clothing. The straight cut can also be applied as a looping fold, in which both edges of the clothing label are met and sewn into the garment’s fabric.
●The End Fold Labels
End-fold apparel labels enable you to add a clothing brand label without sewing it into the seaming layer. The edges of these labels are uncovered, which gives it a softer feel. This fold is perfect for long logos. In all expensive clothing, you’ll usually find it at the neckline.
●The Diagonal Cut & Trapezoid Cut
They are typically used on bedding and mattresses, but you can also apply them to clothes. It is ideal to sew trapezoid labels at the corner edge of the clothing. Choose either the inside corner edge or flip the label’s corners when sewing it to the corner edge. When you sew a diagonal cut label on a garment, you can sew it directly to the garment, unlike the straight cut.
●The Tag Fold
Labels with the Tag Fold feature two layers of folding. Make sure that both the left & the right sides are centred. You can mix up logo symbols with the size figures. There is also an alternative for printing on the rear side from the dangling end.
●The Leaflet Fold
Leaflet folds have both ends folded in a similar manner. The other side can be designed to be shorter so that a part of the printed message beneath is visible.
●The Book Fold
In this folding pattern, both ends can have different lengths, unlike the centrefold. As you sew it on from the folded side, you can see the messages from both the front & back sides.
●The Center & Long Center Fold
A centrefold is a folded clothing label. On the neck labels of some shirts, you will find the company name or logo on the front, and then on the underside, you will find the care and content information.